Shoji Walls, Shoji Doors

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Project by Simeond posted 09-25-2013 01:43 AM 2454 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had a customer who wanted walls to her rooms that could “disappear.” This was my solution. For each set of doors the door on the right swings open (away from the photo into the bedroom) and the door on the left is a pocket door. The doors are lacquered oak with translucent plexi. The swinging doors have a piano hinge and a creative support structure ( one of then is 6’ wide).

It was a very challenging project!

-- "...a band of small discoveries, strung like pearls on a thread of curiosity, lending richness to our work...." - James Krenov.......

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#1 posted 09-25-2013 08:09 AM

Very nice


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#2 posted 09-25-2013 01:55 PM

Great work, looks reall Nice.

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#3 posted 09-25-2013 06:08 PM

looks great – I’m trying to do something similar to a home office, how thick is the translucent Plexiglas? any detailed plans? I might like to borrow your idea but only for a single opening .

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#4 posted 09-25-2013 11:33 PM

Terrific design, they really go with the open architecture of the room

-- "Necessity is the mother of invention"

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#5 posted 09-26-2013 02:51 AM

Very nicely done. I like the soft line and warmth of the frosted glass combined with the dark frames. Fits well in the space.

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#6 posted 09-26-2013 05:27 AM


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#7 posted 04-09-2015 05:56 PM

wow, this is amazing looking as well as I am sure a challenge to get them swing even for that size. Well done

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